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- Movie: The Curtain Rises
- Romaji: Maku ga Agaru
- Japanese: 幕が上がる
- Director: Katsuyuki Motohiro
- Writer: Oriza Hirata (novel), Kohei Kiyasu
- Producer: Keiichiro Moriya
- Cinematographer: Akira Sakou
- Release Date: February 28, 2015
- Runtime: 119 min.
- Genre: Teen
- Distributor: T-Joy
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Saori (Kanako Momota) is a high school student at a provincial city. She is a member of playgroup at her school.
Yoshioka (Haru Kuroki) begins to work at the same high school as a new teacher. Yoshioka performed in plays when she was in college back in Tokyo.
Saori, Yukko (Shiori Tamai), Garuru (Reni Takagi), Nakanishi (Momoka Ariyasu), Akemi (Ayaka Sasaki) decides to compete in a play competition. Their goal is to make it through the regional competions, but Teacher Yoshioka tells them their aiming low and that they should think about the national competition.
- Based on novel "Maku ga Agaru" by Oriza Hirata (published November 8, 2012 by Kodansha Ltd.).
- Filming began August 22, 2014 at Fujinomiya, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan and finished October 8, 2014.
- Lead actresses Kanako Momota, Shiori Tamai, Reni Takagi, Momoka Ariyasu, Ayaka Sasaki are members of idol group "Momoiro Clover Z.”
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